The global ETFs industry reached a record $9.46 trillion at the end of July, according to the latest industry landscape report from ETFGI.
The independent research and consultancy firm has revealed that assets in the ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $80.45 billion during July, bringing year-to-date net inflows to a record $739.54 billion which is higher than the $373.01 billion gathered at this point last year. It was also the 26th month of consecutive net inflows.
Overall, assets invested in the global ETFs and ETPs industry have increased by 1.2 percent from $9.35 trillion at the end of June 2021, to $9.46 trillion at the end of July. In total, assets have increased 18.4 percent year-to-date in 2021, going from $7.99 trillion at end of 2020, to $9.46 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETFGI has reported $1.13 trillion in net inflows.
The global ETFs and ETPs industry had 9,154 products, with 18,539 listings, assets of $9,464 trillion, from 563 providers listed on 78 exchanges in 62 countries at the end of July.
The report also recorded results by sector, detailing that equity products listed globally were driving the strong performance. Equity ETFs and ETPs gathered net inflows of $53.04 billion during July, bringing net inflows for 2021 to $512.17 billion, much greater than the $112.90 billion in net inflows equity products attracted for the corresponding period in 2020.
By contrast fixed Income ETFs and ETPs listed globally reported net inflows of $21.6n during July, bringing net inflows for 2021 to $133.34 billion. This is lower than the $140.53 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted year-to-date in 2020. Elsewhere, commodity ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net outflows of $1.20 billion, bringing net outflows for 2021 to $6.13 billion, significantly lower than the $64.44 billion in net inflows commodity products had attracted over the same period last year.
Active ETFs/ETPs reported $6.00 Bn in net inflows, bringing net inflows for 2021 to $88.23 billion, higher than the $35.23 billion in net inflows active products had attracted year-to-date in 2020.